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Help your business prepare for and respond to Coronavirus with these helpful resources

Confronted with the change brought about by COVID-19, your organization’s adaptability will be tested like never before—the concept of remote work is evolving from casual curiosity to urgent necessity, literally overnight.

We’ve compiled this list of resources designed to ensure you have the policies, procedures, and technology required to let your employees work from home—and keep your business running.

Check out our full list of remote work software tools.

Essential Tools You Need To Start or Keep a Retail Store Running Online

Don’t be intimidated by the idea of setting up a digital storefront. Explore these tools to make online retail simple and easy.

5 Most Popular eCommerce Platforms

Want to start an eCommerce business but not sure which platform to use? Check out our list of the most popular eCommerce platforms.

How To Be More Efficient at Work When Work Is at Home [Infographic]

This infographic highlights proven remote-work tactics to help you stay productive outside your usual office environment.

The Impact of COVID-19 on Small-Business Digital Strategies

All businesses are suffering, but your digital business strategy will keep you afloat now—and help you thrive later.

How to Maintain Brand Loyalty During COVID-19

Are you focusing on the right marketing strategies during this crisis to maintain brand loyalty? Follow our guide to make sure you’re on track for a strong reopening.

3 Crucial Skills for Decision-Making in a Crisis That Could Save Your Business

Effective decision-making can make or break your business in a crisis. Develop these three skills to face a crisis with confidence.

5 Best Slack Alternatives for Collaboration Software

Discover the top collaboration software that can help teams communicate faster, share files securely, and collaborate more effectively.

5 Best Evernote Alternatives for Project Collaboration Software

Reviewers rate Evernote highly, but that doesn’t mean it’s the right tool for every business

5 Best Open Source Video Conferencing Software Tools for Your Events

A reviews-based short list of best-in-class free and open source video conferencing software

What Is the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program, and How Do I Apply for It?

Find out if your small business is eligible for the SBA’s program to keep payroll running during the pandemic.

How Restaurants Can Pivot to Delivery Business Models

You didn’t go into business thinking your restaurant would be delivery only, but it’s not too late to adapt and thrive.

5 Free and Popular Exam Software Systems

These tools help make online testing or training convenient and inexpensive.

Ground Rules for Video Conferencing

Use these 6 easy tips to ensure your team is efficient and professional in video conferences.

10 Questions to Inform Your Company’s Coronavirus Plan

A pandemic plan should prioritize worker safety and minimize business disruption.

How to Make Remote Employees Feel Included

Remote employees increasingly feel isolated and lonely. It’s up to HR departments to make them feel like part of the team.

4 Ways to Improve Communication With Your Remote Teams

Remote work is the new norm, and that won’t change anytime soon.

A Project Manager’s Guide to Leading Remote Teams

Flexible work arrangements (FWAs) are increasingly popular, but they come with inherent challenges that project leaders may not be prepared for. Follow these best practices to set remote and co-located teams up for success.

Start Effectively Managing Remote Teams in 3 Steps

A plan for new technology and a new perspective on remote work leads to trust and productivity.

5 Tips to Planning the Ultimate Virtual Meeting

2020 will go down as the year virtual meetings take center stage. As concerns over COVID-19 continue, companies are reevaluating large gatherings and are instead meeting in the virtual world to conduct their businesses.

5 Best Free LMS Software Systems for Online Teaching

These software systems can help you quickly transition to an online teaching environment at no cost.

5 Best Free Tools to Live Stream Your Event

Why pay for costly software and complicated hardware to live stream events? Explore these five free tools instead.

6 Steps to Creating Your Crisis Management Action Plan

Is your business prepared for the next crisis? Follow our guide to create an action plan.

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